Ask the Scientist: Michelle S. Troche, Ph.D

September 3, 2020 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Virtual Event

Join CurePSP for Ask Scientist: Michelle S. Troche, Ph.D


Dr. Troche will be addressing “Developing treatments for swallowing and communication deficits in progressive supranuclear palsy“.

Since 1990, CurePSP has provided funding to more than 200 researchers for a cumulative investment of $20 million. CurePSP’s objective is to provide scientists with seed funding opportunities so they can develop the necessary proof of concept to validate innovative ideas and qualify for larger funding sources. CurePSP funds researchers focusing on the underlying molecular and cellular mechanisms of PSP, CBD, and other neurodegenerative disorders. CurePSP aims to also enable researchers to focus on translational clinical studies involving patients. On the next Ask the Scientist webinar series, meet Dr. Michelle Troche from Columbia University.

This webinar is technical in nature and is intended for research and healthcare professional audiences.

The 40-minute live webinar will be followed by fifteen minutes of Q&A. Please send any questions you would like to ask Dr. Troche to You can also submit them as part of the registration process or during the presentation as well.

About Michelle S. Troche, Ph.D.

Dr. Michelle S. Troche is currently an Associate Professor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Program, Department of Biobehavioral Sciences at Teachers College, Columbia University. She holds adjunct positions in the Departments of Neurology and Otolaryngology. She directs the Laboratory for the Study of Upper Airway Dysfunction. Her research is aimed at developing robust evaluation and treatment techniques for dystussia and dysphagia. Her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, Michael J. Fox Foundation, and National Ataxia Foundation. In 2016, she was awarded a CurePSP Venture Grant supported by The Jasperson Legacy Fund. Click here to peruse a recent publication by Dr. Troche and her collaborator.

The registration link will be emailed out one hour before the beginning of the event and again ten minutes before the event. This webinar will be recorded.